Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke today (Sunday) with Russian President Vladimir Putin about the war with Hamas and openly criticized Russia's support for Hamas in the aftermath of the massacre of October 7.

The Prime Minister's office stated that he expressed his displeasure with the positions of Russian representatives at the UN and other international forums against Israel.

"The Prime Minister expressed strong criticism of the dangerous cooperation between Russia and Iran. He emphasized that any country that would suffer a criminal terrorist attack like the one experienced by Israel would act with no less force than Israel has.

However, Netanyahu told Putin that he appreciated the Russian effort to free an Israeli citizen who also holds Russian citizenship and asked for his country's assistance in pressuring the Red Cross so that it would be possible to visit the hostages held captive by Hamas and transfer life-saving medicines to them.... Read More: Arutz-7